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Jessie Oonark, O.C., R.C.A., ᔪᓯ ᐃᓇ


JESSIE OONARK (1906-1985), E2-384, Baker Lake
UNTITLED (WORK ON CLOTH DEPICTING SNOW KNIVES), stroud, thread, embroidery floss, ca. 1970, signed in syllabics, 42" x 4.25" — 106.7 x 10.8 cm.

Est. $2,500/3,500

Note: For an illustration see, Jessie Oonark: A Retrospective, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Jean Blodgett and Marie Bouchard, page 65, Fig. 16.

“Oonark...emphasized the sculptural quality of...these cut-out wall hangings with different patterning and embroidery, a characteristic particularly noticeable in the two sides of the snow knives (fig. 16).”
Reproduced from Jessie Oonark; A Retrospective.

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2011-11-07 Waddington's 57 2,500 3,500 2,880.00

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